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attribute
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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attribute
Used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • But to what do you attribute this conduct?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You must attribute it only to natural scruples under similar circumstances.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Dear Maximilian, why not attribute your escape to my constant prayers for your safety?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Listen to me, my son has also guessed who you are,—he attributes his father's misfortunes to you.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Do not attribute to me more than I deserve, sire, that your majesty may never have occasion to recall the first opinion you have been pleased to form of me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …r whole physiognomy wore that expression of firmness and decision so little in accordance with the gentler attributes of her sex—her nose was precisely what a sculptor would have chosen for a chiselled Juno.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Indeed," said Maximilian, "I have often been almost tempted to attribute to him the gift of prophecy; at all events, he has a wonderful power of foretelling any future good."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She heard the count's sentence pronounced without betraying an expression of joy or pity; then drawing her veil over her face she bowed majestically to the councillors, and left with that dignified step which Virgil attributes to his goddesses.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ah, he is not generous, neither does he possess that supernatural penetration which you attribute to him, for if he did, he would have perceived that I was unhappy; and if he had been generous, seeing me sad and solitary, he would have used his influence to my advantage, and since, as you say, he resembles the sun, he would have warmed my heart with one of his life-giving rays.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When he thought the matter over, he could by no means account for this generous conduct on the part of Thomson & French towards him; and could only attribute it to some such selfish argument as this:—"We had better help a man who owes us nearly 300,000 francs, and have those 300,000 francs at the end of three months than hasten his ruin, and get only six or eight per cent of our money back again."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Sire," said Villefort, "the suddenness of this event must prove to your majesty that the issue is in the hands of Providence; what your majesty is pleased to attribute to me as profound perspicacity is simply owing to chance, and I have profited by that chance, like a good and devoted servant—that's all.  (not reviewed by editor)

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